Comments on China's Belt and Road Initiative & the Middle East in Al Monitor, 6 Jul 2020

8 July, 2020
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Dr. Nasser Saidi’s comments on China’s Belt and Road Initiative & the Middle East appeared in the article titled “China’s ‘Belt and Road’ push brings risks, rewards to Mideast” in Al Monitor’s 6th July 2020 edition. The comments are posted below.

As UAE economist Nasser Saidi observed in his talk at the Harvard Kennedy School in 2018, the digital corridor project or a space station would complement the UAE’s national space program and help lift economic sectors to the next level. Collaboration in such innovative technological fields has also been described in detail in the “1+2+3” cooperation pattern laid out in the Arab Policy Paper of 2016.


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